Sailing cancelled because of dispute between captain and agents
The Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CTN) announced the cancellation of the crossing La Goulette-Genoa of the "Carthage" on June 25, 2017, The cause was a dispute between the master and agents of the ship. The officers left the ship suddenly after a dispute with the captain.An emergency meeting was held between the supervisory authority, the management of the company and the social partners on June 26 to take the necessary measures.
Controversy about death of little girl
Following the controversial death of a little girl during his family trip on the "Carthage", the captain conferred his version. The captain first offered his condolences to the parents of the little girl expressing his solidarity and compassion. Subsequently, he completely denied the absence of a competent medical cadre on board the ship, he explained that the doctor who examined the girl has been practicing for 12 years, also assisting the birth of twins a year ago. During her first examination around 6:30 p.m., the girl did not show any alarming signs. It was then suggested to the father to let her rest. The doctor's second diagnosis made six hours after the first prompted him to announce the need for her evacuation. The captain testified that he himself visited the girl, he also contacted the Italian authorities who sent a medical boat more than two hours after the second diagnosis, After its Arrival the death caused by a heart attack was pronounced.
SAR operation after man probably fell from ferry
A search operations was launched in the port of Marseille after a man likely fell off the "Carthage" in the evening Oct 31, 2014 at 7.30 p.m. Zhe captain of the "Carthage" alerted the CROSS Med after the probable fall of a man after the ship entered the port of Marseille, and an SNSM lifeboat was immediately dispatched in the area of the bay of Marseilles, where the man could have been. No trace of the man was detected in the evening. Rescue operations continued in the morning of Oct 31 with the help of a Falcon 50 of the Navy. It scanned the route followed by the "Carthage" taking into account the potential drift of the victim in the sea.Upload News